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Dec 29, 11:20am - #74623 
question about security

from https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/2002celica.html


SECURITY GT (VVT-i) GTS (VVTL-i)
Remote Alarm With Perimeter and
Microwave Interior Protection Optional Standard

Remote Key Engine Immobilizer Optional Standard


i think all my gts came with was remote keyless entry...no real security...so maybe my real question is what is perimeter and microwave interior protection? and how do i know if i have it...?

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Dec 29, 1:48pm - #74624 
waveanyone into car security know this??

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Dec 29, 1:56pm - #74625 
ok are you talkin about a proximity sensor? if so that all depends on the setings

Or are you talkin about the glass break sensor? confused

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Dec 29, 2:19pm - #74626 
i just wanna know what it meant "Remote Alarm With Perimeter and Microwave Interior Protection" thats "Standard " with the gts...and how do i tell if mine is working...??

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Dec 29, 10:23pm - #74627 
Damn good question confused
I went with aftermarket security

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Dec 29, 10:35pm - #74628 
i have an '00 gts and all i can say about the factory alarm is that it sucks--really. (although that link is for the '02 model...not sure if its the same or not)

basically you would have to roll my car over to set my alarm off. although it does go off if you enter or supposedly break the glass. but that is the first i've seen about "perimeter protection"

i understood "perimeter protection" to be very expensive...such as when sometimes you walk close to a lamborghini (about 3 inches) and it tells you to back off. in any case..the celica does not have this so they are either using the term to mean something else...or i have my terms mixed up.

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Dec 29, 10:40pm - #74629 
my 03 gts didn't come with factory alarm system of any kind.


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Dec 29, 10:45pm - #74630 
You should be able to get a pretty damn good one for about $350

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Dec 29, 10:46pm - #74631 
the perimeter sensor you are referring to is like the proximity sensor. it emits a field around the car and sets off a warning if someone gets too close. if they get closer than that then the alarm will of off completely. the microwave interior acts kind of the same way. it is usually used in cars that have convertibles. it emits a field inside the car and when there is an opening, like for example some fool decides to cut the convertible to try to get in the car, then the field will naturally become larger thus setting off the alarm. basically, when you set it, it will create a field inside the car, and if some makes a hole, like cutting the convertible or breaking the glass then the alarm will go off.

the proximity or the perimeter sensor is ideal for any car because for example, someone can break your glass and run back to their car and wait for the alarm to go off automatically. then, all they have to do is climb in the window gently and take what they want. with the proximity sensor, they can't climb in the window because the alam will always go off no matter what because you are disturbing the field.

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Dec 29, 10:53pm - #74632 
That's a good explanation.
Check this out... neverstolen.com

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Dec 29, 10:58pm - #74633 
Originally Posted by xmangt1
That's a good explanation.
Check this out... neverstolen.com


well...to say the least that is a pefect track record thumbsup thumbsup i'll def look into this when i start modding and need something other than my pos factory.

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Dec 29, 11:10pm - #74634 
My homie is going to put it on his new '04 Expedition. His other Expo was stolen a couple months back right after I installed a DVD system in it! This thing was decked out-22" Barb rims,lights,tails,new grills,bulbs inside & out,gauges,tint-you name it. It was paid off so he got a hefty check from Allstate. Had a 7" widescreen in-dash TV/DVD/CD touchscreen.

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Dec 30, 8:11am - #74635 
thanks for your help...but i am still unsure of weather or not my car has these features / if they are working...if my car is supposed to have them, i will go to dealership ask them to fix it...although they will prob just take my remote and hit lock / unlock and say...your keyless entry works...>so i dont really know what to do

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Dec 30, 9:11am - #74636 
just ask them to explain what those features are to you in detail and then make sure you have those features in your car.

if they explain something you do not have and are supposed to have..then they should be able to fix it for you thumbsup

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Dec 30, 4:17pm - #74637 
Leave a window open, activate the system, then get in through the open window. Wiggle around in the seat a bit like you have a nasty itch or something...then see what happens!
Try that

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Dec 31, 6:59am - #74638 
Or leave the window open, close the doors, arm the system, then reach in and unlock the drivers door manually... open the door and it should set off the alarm. Also, when the system is armed, a well placed hit to the mid drivers side of the windshield (not TOO hard! but decent) should set off the alarm as well... activates the glass-break sensor smile

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Jan 5, 12:56pm - #74639 
so i found out exactly what i have...its a keyless entry w/ basic alarm... in the tech info under the TSB i read that i can find programing codes in TSB-EL004-01...where can i find that???

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Jan 5, 1:02pm - #74640 
there is a RS3200 VIP and RS3200 + VIP

The + has those other features


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Jan 5, 2:26pm - #74641 
i bought a 500 dollar security system from the dealership that i bought my car from. longo toyota in el monte. i don't know what it does though.. i think something about killing the engine or something confused


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